Careers at YMCA of the Rockies

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Changing Lives Starts with You.

We are leaders, event planners, cooks, groundskeepers and more—inspired by transforming our communities and ourselves through the YMCA of the Rockies. At the heart of everything we do is our unrelenting drive to make a lasting difference in the lives of our members, guests, and staff. It’s the reason we love rolling up our sleeves and getting down to work—and it’s why we’re so successful. Our history is rich, our passion is contagious and our people are dedicated. Sound like fun? Join our team.

The work that you do here matters.

Together we can do so much more.

No matter the role, your contributions change lives every day at the YMCA of the Rockies. Our employees, volunteers, members and donors create experiences like no other for more than 220,000 people each year.

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YMCA of the Rockies Locations

YMCA of the Rockies operates two family resorts and conference centers located on either side of the Colorado Rocky Mountains, as well as a residential camp for kids. Each center offers a unique experience and a variety of employment opportunities throughout the year.
Estes Park
Estes Park

Estes Park Center

Estes Park Center is situated approximately 75 miles northwest of Denver, Colorado and is near the town of Estes Park and Rocky Mountain National Park. Offering a more small-town feel, Estes Park Center is open year-round.

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Snow mountain
Snow Mountain

Snow Mountain Ranch

Snow Mountain Ranch is located approximately 12 miles north of Winter Park in Grand County, Colorado. Snow Mountain is more remote than Estes Park Center and is open year-round.

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Camp Chief Ouray

Camp Chief Ouray is tucked away in a secluded and scenic section of Snow Mountain Ranch’s property. Camp runs from June to August.

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Who We Hire

Short Term Jobs

Short term employment is a great option if you’re between jobs, want to take time off from school, looking to gain job experience, or would like to work in one of the most beautiful places on earth.
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There is so much to do here! The employee perks are amazing. And the dorm-style living is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors and make friendships that last a lifetime. - Mary Jane, Recruiting Assistant

The Y meets us where we are and invests a lot into our personal and professional growth. It feels like home. - Andrew, Support Worker

Year-Round Employment

Year-round employment includes a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, dental, vision, and a retirement plan.
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Work less, explore more! Make a difference and discover the adventures that await you at YMCA of the Rockies.
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Be prepared to have your life changed! The Y leads with heart. I feel appreciated here, the work is rewarding, and it feels like you are with family. - Lori, Conference Services


There are few other places where you can find such a variety of people in age, background, and culture to work with and learn from as you can here. All of us here, regardless of background, are not just doing assigned tasks as you would at any job, but are doing what we can to live and promote the Y values; values that are especially important and relevant in this particular time of tension and uncertainty for everyone. - George, Switchboard Volunteer


What better place to spend a semester? A paid internship where you can build your skills and grow professionally, as well as receive college credit, room & board, and enjoy all the perks our mountain setting has to offer!
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Gap Programs

We offer four unique gap programs for young adults ages 18-24. These programs provide full-time, paid work experience, room & board, as well as opportunities for personal, professional and spiritual development in either of our two beautiful mountain settings.
TREK Program ELEVATE Program

By the end of the first week, we all felt like family. I have been able to adapt and thrive in a new environment. It’s hard to find one word that encompasses it all. - Gustavo

I love the feeling of belonging here and that everyone matters. - Kamar, Conference Services

International Program

The YMCA of the Rockies offers cultural exchange programs in the United States for people from all around the world. Check out the two types of programs that we offer to international students below!
Intern & Trainee Work & Travel/ICCP

Join Us

We invite you to join us in this amazing work—to develop your skills, to realize your leadership potential and to discover a career that is so much more than a job.